Considering Permaculture &/or Transition

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Considering Permaculture &/or Transition

Some who work to increase energy efficiency and intelligent/wise use of energy are, and some will be, permaculturists.  Some are involved in Transition initiatives.  Here's a home base for any/all interested in the relationships and prospects.

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Latest Activity: Oct 17

Resources

David Holmgren:  "People, their buildings and the ways they organize themselves are central to permaculture."

The phenomenon called Transition was hatched in the UK and for several years has been spreading around the world.  Transition is possible, transition is probable and nearly inevitable.

  • Transition Network (UK) site, on which appear Rob Hopkins' new blogs
  • Transition Culture (Rob Hopkins') original (archival) site
  • Transition US site (official)
  • Transition in Action site (Global & unofficial, but sometimes lively.  Here you can find links to similar sites dedicated to particular states, territories....)

 

Discussion Forum

Description of Session for Permaculture Voices Conference 1 Reply

"Self-directed lifelong learning is a vision and a possibility with much promise for the shift to a culture of life, by life and for life.  Such learning involves steady investments of attention, time and energy that almost any person can make.In…Continue

Started by David Eggleton. Last reply by David Eggleton Mar 30.

Energy Is a Foundation. Safety & Reliability Are Key.

[this is copied & pasted from Occupy Cafe]Assumptions about energy availability and affordability lurk in every discussion here, but very few of us bring them into view as a practice.  My…Continue

Started by David Eggleton Dec 9, 2011.

Extending My 8/17 Comment 6 Replies

To elaborate on what I posted as a comment yesterday, acknowledged feelings for and deepening relationships with anything/everything living outside the walls of house, workplace and shops (and the vehicles used between them) will probably power and…Continue

Started by David Eggleton. Last reply by David Eggleton Aug 19, 2011.

Status Reports 3 Replies

To assist one another and to increase chances of drawing more site members to this group, let's build a thread of personal statements regarding consideration of permaculture.  Members of this group may be giving permaculture a quiet look from a…Continue

Started by David Eggleton. Last reply by David Eggleton Apr 25, 2013.

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Comment by David Eggleton on October 1, 2012 at 8:06am

Andrew Faust, lead teacher of my permaculture design certificate course, spoke recently in Brooklyn, NY. Here's a recording.

Comment by David Eggleton on June 6, 2012 at 7:26am

I added this video featuring David Holmgren to the Resources section, 3rd bullet.

Comment by David Eggleton on September 22, 2011 at 5:24am
South Mountain Company report concerning performance range of eight identical buildings housing eight different families.
Comment by David Eggleton on September 13, 2011 at 9:05am
permaculturehub is a site like Home Energy Pros, with a different main idea.
Comment by David Eggleton on August 17, 2011 at 1:35pm

A current discussion at the Transition Vermont site pushed me to post:

When folks regard the living life support system, as it manifests where they are, with passion and discover or develop visions of life in harmony with it, their consciences will alter their missions and support/reinforce the various disciplines of harmonious coexistence.

Comment by David Eggleton on August 2, 2011 at 8:55am

Stephen R. Covey's organization has announced a 175 city tour with a complimentary 2-hour exploration of 5 choices to extraordinary productivity.  Learn more and register at http://the5choices.com/solution/index.html

Remember, Covey is dedicated to a production/production capability balance; the near term and depletion are neither foremost nor commended.

I'll attend the one in Boston in September.

Comment by David Eggleton on May 5, 2011 at 9:07pm
Is there a Transition initiative in/near your area?  Those folks want your help!
Comment by David Eggleton on April 21, 2011 at 8:17am
Wish to share with y'all something I posted that's in a marginal eddy on this site.
Comment by David Eggleton on April 9, 2011 at 4:28am

You owe it to yourself to participate in one of Linda Wigington's introductory webinars concerning the Thousand Home Challenge.  There is a big opportunity to make a difference for the people who take it on.  The Challenge requires nearly all but those who can deploy renewable energy gizmos to establish and strengthen relationships.

(The foregoing is a slightly modified echo of a comment I posted recently and deleted because I could not edit it.)

Comment by David Eggleton on March 5, 2011 at 11:35am
An introduction/invitation to the variant I've crafted by fusing permaculture with interdependence achievement as elucidated by Dr. Stephen R. Covey and some others.
 

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